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[64] But these devices are so common that they can scarcely lay claim to involve the art essential to figures. On the other hand it is quite obviously figure, when two different constructions are combined as in the following case:

Sociis tunc arma capessant
Edico et dira bellum cum gene gerendumn.

Aen. iii. 234; participio = gerundive (gerendum).
(I bid my comrades straight to seize their arms And war be waged against a savage race.)

For although the portion of the sentence following bellum ends with a participle, both clauses of the sentence are correctly governed by edico. Another form of connexion, which does not necessarily involve omission, is called συνοικείωσις, because it connects two different things, for example:

The miser lacks
That which he has no less than what he has not.

Syrus 486 (Ribbeck).

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